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Quest for Self (Course)

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Course Description

Quest for Self is an advanced (grades 11-12) course which explores the perennial quest for the self through the special perspective provided by literature. The literary perspective may be supplemented by materials from other arts or disciplines.

Note: Although this course may cover works considered to be "coming of age" stories or novels, this is not a course in the bildungsroman.


Course Materials


Short Stories

  • Boswell, Robert. "Glissando."
  • Canin, Ethan. "Star Food."
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott. "Bernice Bobs Her Hair."
  • Updike, John. "Son."